12 February 2009 Time-domain fluorescence molecular tomography based on experimental data
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We propose a 3D scheme for time-domain fluorescence molecular tomography within the normalized Born-ratio formulation. A finite element method solution to the Laplace transformed time-domain coupled diffusion equations is employed as the forward model, and the resultant linear inversions at two distinct transform-factors are solved with an algebraic reconstruction technique to separate fluorescent yield and lifetime images. By use of a multichannel time-correlation single photon counting system, we experimentally validate that the proposed scheme can achieve simultaneous reconstruction of the fluorescent yield and lifetime distributions with a reasonable accuracy.
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Limin Zhang, Limin Zhang, Jiao Li, Jiao Li, Feng Gao, Feng Gao, Huiyuan He, Huiyuan He, Huijuan Zhao, Huijuan Zhao, } "Time-domain fluorescence molecular tomography based on experimental data", Proc. SPIE 7174, Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue VIII, 71741O (12 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.807445; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.807445
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